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Hospitality & Tourism Strategic Management Programme

Our Hospitality & Tourism Strategic Management Programme [pdf, 900kb] has been designed for senior management in the tourism industry, who are ambitious and motivated to improve not only their own performance but also the overall performance of the business they own or manage in today’s challenging tourism industry.
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Watch some video testimonials from the 2018 Graduates about their thoughts on how the 2018 programme has impacted their business all ready.
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To check if the 2018/19 Programme is suitable for you, taking into account your experience and knowledge please complete this Programme Suitability Barometer.

Targeting Key Markets – NEW!

Our Fáilte Ireland research team and Tourism Ireland Market Managers have teamed up to provide you with new insights:

A Guide to Our Business Supports

Download the new Fáilte Ireland guide to business supports for tourism businesses which includes help in the areas of driving business performance, building sales capability, being quality assured and getting Brexit ready. The guide is designed as a reference manual to help you identify and choose the support that is most relevant to you.

Latest Insights

See here for Brexit related research insights. As the situation evolves so too will this section be updated.

For the latest tourism performance statistics and insights go to Current Tourism Performance.

Calendar of Supports

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Contact Us

If you have any questions please contact us at:

1800 242473 or 01 884 7101

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Get Quality Assured

Find out all the information you need to apply for, or maintain approval, for your business.

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Identify available funding

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Browse our funding schemes.

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Food tourism

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We provide a range of practical business supports.

Food Tourism in Ireland

Business tourism

Business Tourism is big business for Ireland. In 2016, it was worth €715m to the Irish economy, reflecting a 35% increase since 2011. It accounts for 16% of overseas tourism spend in Ireland and one of the highest yield sectors in tourism. Promotable business has accelerated at an even faster pace, growing 52% in the last five years. Each Business Tourism delegate is worth an average €1,600 per visit; this is almost three times that of the leisure tourist.

Fáilte Ireland’s Business Tourism Unit works in partnership with Tourism Ireland and Tourism Northern Ireland to develop Ireland’s full potential as a business tourism destination. With an international remit, our focus is to encourage and support both Irish and International businesses to host their International Association Conferences, Corporate Meetings and Incentive Trips in Ireland.  

To find out more, visit our dedicated website,

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